CSG Announces New Executive Director

Mar 30, 2017 | Press Release

The Centre for Security Governance (CSG) is pleased to announce that Geoff Burt has been named Executive Director. Geoff will join the CSG as of April 1, 2017.

Geoff served as the Deputy Director of the CSG from 2013 to 2016. Along with his work at the CSG, he was the co-founder and Vice President of the Security Governance Group from 2012 to 2016. Prior to joining the CSG, Geoff was a researcher at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), and a member of CIGI’s Security Sector Governance project.

An experienced researcher and project manager, Geoff’s work has focused on security sector reform, transnational organized crime, migration and counter human trafficking, with an emphasis on fragile and conflict-affected countries. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Stability: International Journal of Security and Development.

The CSG looks forward to working with our fellows and partners to enhance the effectiveness of donor assistance and support to SSR programs through our research, events, training and direct policy advice.

For further information please contact Andrew Koltun, Project Officer at akoltun@secgovcentre.org.